South Africa v New Zealand: Stats, Facts, Line Ups

2 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

South Africa and New Zealand face off for the 102nd time on Saturday with the rivalry taken to a new destination, Nelspruit.   Saturday's test will be just the fourth time South Africa...

All Blacks must step up for under-fire Foster in the heat of Springboks battle

2 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

New Zealand have been smarting from a historic defeat to Ireland, and Ian Foster needs a response in South Africa as he fights for his job.     Ian Foster will know there is more...

NPC kicks off new era

3 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

A new era of the Bunnings Warehouse NPC rugby kicks off in Palmerston North this Friday where Manawatū hosts Canterbury, in the first match of a 2022 season that will see one team crowned as the national...

Black Ferns named for O’Reilly Cup Test series

5 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

As the Black Ferns continue to build to the Rugby World Cup 2021, played in 2022, Director of Rugby Wayne Smith as named a 33-player squad for the upcoming two-Test series against Australia.       The...

The last time the Springboks beat the All Blacks in South Africa

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Under-fire All Blacks head coach Ian Foster will be looking to defend an impressive away record against Springboks.   New Zealand suffered a home series defeat to Ireland, a first in...

RANKED: Current Tier 1 coaches' win ratios

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Ahead of the 2022 Rugby Championship, we look at the win ratios for the current tier 1 test head coaches.     Argentina and South Africa secured Series victories in July, while...

Every United Rugby Championship Clubs New Signing Ahead Of The 2022/23 Season

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

The United Rugby Championship sides have kicked off the pre-season ahead of the second season of the competition with some new faces in the squads.   We run you through every signing...

Chris Boyd to mentor Highlanders coaching group

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Chris Boyd will join the Highlander’s coaching group in 2023 as Coaching Mentor. Boyd will draw on his wealth of coaching experience to help guide new Head Coach, Clarke Dermody, and his coaching...

Foster ignoring distractions, sights set on SA

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Current All Black boss Ian Foster has his sights trained on the future amid the surrounding turmoil in New Zealand rugby.    The week commenced with the announcement that assistant coaches...

"We need to make a statement about who we are" | Richie Mo'unga Press Conference (Wellington)

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Richie Mo'unga speaks with the media following the Lipovitan-D Rugby Championship training camp in Wellington.